Westwego Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Westwego: City in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States

About

Westwego is a city located in the county of Jefferson Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,534 and a population density of 2,377 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,297 inhabitants.

Westwego Quick Facts

Population : 8,297 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Jefferson Parish
Postal code : 70094
Phone Area Codes : 504
Area : 3.59 km2
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:33:02 (15th May 2022)
Density : 2,311 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.86% (2010-2020)
Westwego locator map
Location of Westwego on Louisiana map.
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Geography

Westwego is located at 29°54'22"N 90°8'32"W (29.9060400, -90.1423000).

Westwego map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Westwego decreased by 2.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,534 - census
2011 8,543 0.11% estimation process
2012 8,522 -0.25% estimation process
2013 8,514 -0.09% estimation process
2014 8,492 -0.26% estimation process
2015 8,493 0.01% estimation process
2016 8,498 0.06% estimation process
2017 8,457 -0.48% estimation process
2018 8,382 -0.89% estimation process
2019 8,326 -0.67% estimation process
2020 8,297 -0.35% estimation process

Westwego zip code is 70094. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 22051

Salaville, Westwego

People born in Westwego (2)

People born in Westwego, including jazz clarinetist and songwriter Sidney Arodin, businessman and politician Elwyn Nicholson, .

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Schools in Westwego

College & universities near Westwego, LA

Code Name City ZIP
159656 Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans (LA) 70118-6143
160755 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans (LA) 70118-5698
364751 Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans New Orleans (LA) 70123
487047 Unitech Training Academy-New Orleans New Orleans (LA) 70123-0000
492759 Chamberlain University-Louisiana Jefferson (LA) 70121

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Westwego, LA

Code Name Address Type
NOL New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 1001 Loyola Avenue UNK
SDL Slidell 1827 Front Street RAIL
SCH Schriever Hwy 20 and Hwy 24 RAIL
HMD Hammond 404 N.E. Railroad Ave. RAIL
PIC Picayune US 11 at Tate Street RAIL

Post offices near Westwego

Post Office Name City ZIP
Westweg Post Office Westwego (LA) 70094

Other cities in Jefferson Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson Parish , LA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Metairie Terrace 142,489 City in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Metairie 138,481 Unincorporated suburban community and census-designated places in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Kenner 66,288 Suburb city of New Orleans
Marrero 33,141 CDP in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Terrytown 23,319 Unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Gretna 17,615 Suburb city of New Orleans
Estelle 16,377 Place in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States
River Ridge 13,494 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Timberlane 10,243 City in Illinois, United States of America
Waggaman 10,015 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Harahan 9,244 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Elmwood 4,635 City in Peoria County, Illinois, United States
Jean Lafitte 1,996 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Grand Isle 1,447 Town of the United States
Barataria 1,109 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Lafitte 228 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Westwego distances to largest Louisiana cities